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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-10-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 786
Posted By teklord69
You cant remove serpentine belt without removing...

You cant remove serpentine belt without removing the AC belt first...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-10-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 854
Posted By teklord69
I think he is rubbing not because of the 275..its...

I think he is rubbing not because of the 275..its the 40 series (the height). If he was running 275/35 then it should be ok
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-08-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 394
Posted By teklord69
Stop listening to this guy ^. For that price I...

Stop listening to this guy ^. For that price I would do it. The wheels and parts alone are well worth it even if the car isn't running.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-08-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 471
Posted By teklord69
What wheels are you planning on getting ?

What wheels are you planning on getting ?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-08-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 471
Posted By teklord69
IF you are running OEM Sport SACHS and IF they...

IF you are running OEM Sport SACHS and IF they are in good condition, then yes Turner is correct that you can safely install some HR springs. This is my current setup. I bought new SACHS sport...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-08-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 220
Posted By teklord69
The pump itself is not a common failure. The...

The pump itself is not a common failure. The fuel filter and the fuel pump relay are more common than the pump itself. If you are getting no codes then it maybe your fuel filter.. You need to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-08-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 786
Posted By teklord69
Almost a thousand dollars on a full brake job? ...

Almost a thousand dollars on a full brake job? That is like 1/3 of the value of your car. :eek: You have a 14 yr old car and you shouldn't need to bring it to dealer as they will just gouge you. ...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-08-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 854
Posted By teklord69
You put 50 series tires in the front?

You put 50 series tires in the front?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-08-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 854
Posted By teklord69
Those tires look way too tall for your car. ...

Those tires look way too tall for your car. 275/40 is too high for the rears. The fronts are too high also, what did you put there? You should have stayed with the 265/35 rear and 235/40 in front...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-02-2014, 09:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 245
Posted By teklord69
They are the most disliked wheel for the E39. I...

They are the most disliked wheel for the E39. I personally like the style 19's but they dont really go with the E39's body. On other models like the E34 and E36 they look great. I had them for a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-02-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 415
Posted By teklord69
Apparently, the fan is not needed on these cars.

Apparently, the fan is not needed on these cars.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-02-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 415
Posted By teklord69
Some benefits of running fan-less. Extend the...

Some benefits of running fan-less. Extend the life of your water pump. Engine works less to power the fan. No worrying about the fan exploding and ruining your hood, radiator and other components.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-02-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 415
Posted By teklord69
Update: One week now running with no fan clutch...

Update: One week now running with no fan clutch and fan. Almost 90 degree weather today..in LA traffic. Lots of stop and go with an hour commute. Coolant temp never budged the middle line. OBD ...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-01-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 415
Posted By teklord69
Looking at this JEGS 16-inch universal electric...

Looking at this JEGS 16-inch universal electric fan for $88:

http://www.jegs.com/images/photos/500/555/555-52105.jpg
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-01-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 415
Posted By teklord69
I used metal snips to cut the shroud like that...

I used metal snips to cut the shroud like that lol

I am doing an experiment here..The reason I cut it is because I am running with no fan. So far so good and I am running OBD2 reader to check the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-01-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 415
Posted By teklord69
That is the plan..right now I have been running...

That is the plan..right now I have been running without a fan or fan cluth on 80 degree weather and with AC on with no overheating. Relying mostly on the AUX fan to cool radiator. But yeah the plan...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-01-2014, 07:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 415
Posted By teklord69
I am not because there is no fan to grenade.

I am not because there is no fan to grenade.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-01-2014, 06:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 415
Posted By teklord69
My new fan shroud "mod"

No more removing shroud to get to fan. And taking and installing the fan is now a cinch. :thumbup:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-20-2014, 07:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 449
Posted By teklord69
All the pulleys were new as well as the...

All the pulleys were new as well as the tensioner, alternator, and water pump. So the last time this happened I suspected that the power steering fluid reservoir was leaking fluid onto one of the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-19-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 449
Posted By teklord69
I want to say its a GRAF part but not 100% sure. ...

I want to say its a GRAF part but not 100% sure. It has the composite impeller and not the metal one. I got it from either Autohausaz, partsgeek, or ECStuning..
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-19-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 449
Posted By teklord69
I read that is a problem common with the V8s ?

I read that is a problem common with the V8s ?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-19-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 449
Posted By teklord69
So my serpentine belt snapped twice now

First incident was last year. Yesterday I was driving about 40mph and heard something funny under the hood. Luckily I pulled over real quick and turned off engine. Opened the hood and coolant was...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-17-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 869
Posted By teklord69
The only BMW brand fluid I use is their blinker...

The only BMW brand fluid I use is their blinker fluid. I wouldn't put anything else.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-17-2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 187
Posted By teklord69
Research "EWS"

Research "EWS"
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-20-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 531
Posted By teklord69
Did you rule out EWS? A mis-aligned EWS will let...

Did you rule out EWS? A mis-aligned EWS will let your car CRANK but wont start. What diagnostic software was used for your car ?
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